Voltigeurs acquire Joe Veleno from Saint John


The Drummondville Voltigeurs have acquired Joe Veleno from the Saint John Sea Dogs for three first round picks in 2018, 2019 and 2020 as well as two second-round picks in 2018 and 2019.

Veleno became the first player to be granted exceptional status to play in the QMJHL when Saint John drafted him in 2015. He helped the Sea Dogs capture the President Cup last season and earn a berth in the Memorial Cup. So far this season he has recorded six goals and 25 assists in 31 games. In 138 career games, he has 114 career points.